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WMS Civics in Action! 11-10-2016

A male student is interviewing a female student.Students in Mrs. Miller’s Civics class at Wallace Middle School are participating in a campaign finance game to learn more about how much it costs to run a successful campaign!

High Point Elementary 5th Graders Learn All About Atoms 11-07-2016

Fifth Graders Display Atom Cakes.The 5th grade science students are learning all about atoms.  Each student had the opportunity to choose an atom of their choice, by looking on the Periodic Table of Elements.

WES Second Graders Complete One School One Book Project 11-04-2016

Second Grade students dress as King Phillip and Princess Pea.Watauga Second Graders completed their One School One Book, The Tale of Despereaux,  by making soup.

S.T.E.M. Night at Valley Institute 11-04-2016

Students getting books and enjoy activities.Valley Institute Elementary School had a special treat in store for parents and students who came out to the PTO STEM Family Night, October 11th.  After the PTO informational meeting, parents and students were invited to tour the Kidz Place Book Bus and have their child choose a FREE book to take home and enjoy with family and siblings.

Greendale Second Graders Show Their Cents 11-04-2016

Boy placing drops of water on a penny.Greendale second grade students participated in a science experiment to find out how much water the face of a penny will hold.  No one thinks of a penny as holding water, but did you know they will hold several drops of water on their face?

Washington County Career and Technical Education Center Students Paint for Virginia State Police 11-02-2016

Ten students stand beside Virginia State Police officers in front of a helicopter.Under the direction of Mr. Mark Trogdon, WCCTEC Auto Body Repair Instructor, students made a perfect paint match on a helicopter tug in the Virginia State Police gray/dark blue colorway.

MES Enjoys Frindle Family Night 11-01-2016

A family enjoying the activitiesMES students and faculty recently began reading Frindle by Andrew Clements as part of their One School, One Book kickoff. To celebrate the book, a PTA Frindle Family Night was held on October 11th. Students and parents had the opportunity to participate in various family activities such as leaf design, a Spirograph art center, and a word search race.

Marsh Bloodmobile Visits Holston High School 11-01-2016

Three female students stand at the back of a bloodmobile.The Anatomy and Physiology Classes at Holston High School recently stepped forward to complete a major community service project.  On September 26, 2016 the class members invited the Marsh Bloodmobile to set up at HHS.  Everyone over 17 was eligible to donate blood for use in Washington County and the surrounding area.  The drive was successful, as 36 people signed up to donate and 24 units were secured by the Bloodmobile staff.

Damascus Middle School 8th Graders Create Giant Periodic Table 10-27-2016

A giant periodic table of elements hangs on a library wall.Science students in Mrs. Holmes’s class recently had an opportunity to expand their knowledge of the periodic table by creating Pizza Box Elements.  Students created the face of the table with the element name, symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, and etymology.

HHS Chorus Holds Annual Fall Dinner 10-26-2016

A group of high school chorus members sing for the crowd.On Tuesday, October 18, the Holston High School Chorus held its annual dinner and cakewalk.  Although the dinner served as a fundraiser, its greater purpose was to get the chorus members' families and friends together to show support and encouragement for the singers.  It also gave the members a chance to show off some of the songs they had learned.